Our New Principal Lisa Corrigan will be starting at Park Lane on 2nd May. Miss Corrigan started her career in teaching in 1995 at South Halifax High School.
Since that time she has worked in 8 different schools across 6 different local authorities and also held a posts as a Senior Lecturer in Education at Sheffield Hallam University.
Her career has been very diverse, including 5 years on the leadership team of an outstanding school, working in a challenging school in Liverpool and working across a hub of underperforming schools, focused upon school improvement, as a Director of Academy Improvement.
She is a Science teacher by trade and led a Faculty of 20 staff to achieve the highest results in the LA and throughout most of Yorkshire whilst in post. Since that time, she has been an Assistant Head Teacher for Key Stage 4, a Vice Principal in 2 different Schools and a Head Teacher.
She is wholly committed to raising standards of teaching and in providing our students with the best possible chances in life. She loves her job and the students and staff she works with make it all worthwhile.
As a results of her past experience, she has previously been invited to run workshops at the National Outstanding Teachers Conference and this year, she will be a guest speaker at the National Inspiring Leadership Conference.
Our year 11 students had the fantastic opportunity to participate in a revision workshop, hosted by external guest speaker Mohammed from Learning Performance. The workshop focused on memory and revision techniques to help them through the exam period. Feedback from the students revealed that they had thoroughly enjoyed the workshops ... Read more
On Friday 3 March Park Lane had the honour of welcoming the President of Amazon UK, Dr. Doug Gurr into our school. Our students had the privilege of listening to Dr. Gurr’s fantastic stories about fighting off a polar bear in Greenland and international stories about having an impromptu meeting ... Read more
ONLINE PAYMENTS SYSTEM COMING TO PARK LANE SOON Dear Parent/Guardian Introducing sQuid online payments I would like to update you on an exciting new service that we are about to launch at the school, called sQuid. sQuid is a convenient and secure way for you to pay for your child’s ... Read more
Park Lane welcomed Selwyn College, Cambridge into school this week to speak to some of our most able students about their potential to attend one of the most prestigious universities in the world. Fifty of our year 9 to 11 students were given the opportunity to listen to a presentation ... Read more
Park Lane had a four legged visitor on Thursday 28th September, when Brewster, a rescue dog from the RSPCA came into school to collect a cheque for £200 which was raised by students. Last year the students, through the Student Council, nominated the RSPCA as one of the school’s charities. ... Read more
We would like to introduce you to our Year 11 Student Executive. These photos were taken as Mr Brownlie awarded the students with their Prefect black ties and badges. We would like to congratulate our new Head Boy and Head Girl Wiktor K. and Aneesa A. who were democratically elected ... Read more
Year 7’s Dreaming Big Our Year 7’s have big dreams and huge ambitions following a workshop that they participated in during their first week of school. The students had to firstly identify their current likes and dislikes; what their favourite and least favourite subjects were, along with what they are ... Read more
Awards Evening 2016 Park Lanes sports hall was transformed on Tuesday 19th July, as students, staff and over 300 parents and carers came together to celebrate our children’s successes. This annual event saw over 100 students from years 7, 8, 9 and 10 receiving an award for high attainment and ... Read more
Summer Fete At the beginning of the academic year The Student Council discussed, in their forms, which charities the school would support in the upcoming year. The majority of the vote went to Demi; a disabled student who needs a specially made bath. The RSPCA was the next charity to ... Read more
STEM Summer Term Activities At Park Lane we are working hard to challenge student’s stereotypes about STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) careers and develop their understanding of STEM applications in the real world. Young people with STEM qualifications are in demand in the job market and have the opportunity ... Read more